Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

September 6, 2008

Deaths in the Region: 09/07/2008

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a list of deaths reported during the past week by funeral directors in the 13-county northwest Michigan region.

ANTRIM

-- Margaret Ellen (McCoy) 'Maggie' Owings, 86, of Mancelona, died Aug. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

-- Margaret Ann Bretz, 87, of Eastport, died Aug. 31; Mortensen Funeral Home, Central Lake.

-- Gerald "Jerry" Brock, 66, of Funston, Ga., formerly of Mancelona, died Sept. 3; Mortensen Funeral Home, Mancelona.

-- Barb Coburn, of Elk Rapids, died Sept. 6; Covell Funeral Home, Elk Rapids.

BENZIE

-- Ralph E. Sturmer, 85, of Lake Ann, died Aug. 21; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

-- Shirlee Mae Hartman, 74, of Empire, died Aug. 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

-- Patricia Kolarik, 55, of Thompsonville, died Sept. 3; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

CHARLEVOIX

-- Timothy J. Dwyer, 45, of Beaver Island, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 29; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

-- Carlton M. Richmond, 94, of Charlevoix, died Sept. 3; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

CRAWFORD

-- Carol D. Bancroft, 70, of Grayling, died Aug. 30; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

-- Shelly Lynn (Trenary) Machulis, 42, of Lansing, formerly of Grayling, died Aug. 31; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

EMMET

-- Vilnis R. Atkalns, 82, of Petoskey, died Aug. 18; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

-- Donald McDougall, 60, of Brutus, died Aug. 18.

-- Fred L. Knoodle, 68, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 21; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

-- Rodney James Slaght, 73, of Alanson, died Aug. 22; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

-- Cheryl L. McDonald, 57, of Harbor Springs, died Aug. 23; Schiller Funeral Home, Harbor Springs.

-- Cecil "Mike" Annable, 80, of Petoskey, died Aug. 26; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

GRAND TRAVERSE

-- Marilyn Ruth Draper Thompson, 74, died. Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home, Reed City, and George White Funeral Home, Quincy.

-- Dorothy Lapham, 84, of Canton, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 16.

-- Imogene M. Cluster, 85, formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 25; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

-- Joshua E. Barber, 31, of Olympia, Wash., formerly of Traverse City, died Aug. 27; Forest Funeral Home, Olympia, Wash.

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